AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Texas Electricity Professionals Association (TEPA), the leading trade association of electricity Aggregators, Brokers and Consultants (ABC) today announced that TXU Energy has joined TEPA as its 23rd Retail Electric Provider (REP) Member. In addition, Lantern Power and 2TurnIt are the 28th and 29th ABC Members.
TEPA is a nonprofit industry association whose ABC member companies provide services to support and advance the restructured retail electric industry. TEPA's members serve natural gas and electricity customers -- residential, business, government and industrial -- throughout the United States.
"We welcome our new members – TXU Energy, Lantern Power and 2TurnIt. We continue to grow in numbers and abilities and these companies will certainly enhance our diversity and depth of experience. We also look forward to TXU Energy's input as the restructured electricity market continues to evolve," said Paul Smolen, President of TEPA.
"We look forward to working with TEPA as they continue to develop ethical standards and procedures for companies that provide electricity procurement services," said Gabe Castro, vice president of business markets for TXU Energy.
TEPA is a nonprofit industry association whose member companies provide services to support and advance the restructured retail electric industry.
TEPA members are aggregators, brokers and consultants (A/B/Cs) who provide electricity procurement services and act as the customer's representative in these transactions. In addition, TEPA member companies can provide energy efficiency services, demand management, and alternative or backup generation supply.
About TXU Energy
TXU Energy is a market-leading competitive retailer that provides electricity and related services to more than 2 million electricity customers in Texas. TXU Energy offers a variety of innovative products and solutions, allowing both its residential and business customers to choose options that best meet their needs, including exceptional customer service, competitively priced electricity service plans, innovative energy efficiency options, renewable energy programs and other electricity-related products and services.
SOURCE Texas Electricity Professionals Association